Gut Feeling

“You wouldn’t believe what we’re extracting out of poop. We found that the guys here in the gut make neurochemicals. We didn’t know that. Now, if they make this stuff here, does it have an influence there? Guess what? We make the same stuff. Maybe all this communication has an influence on our behavior.” We all know that funny feeling we get when we’re nervous. So it doesn’t seem all that surprising that there’s strong connection between your mood and your gut. From NYT Magazine’s Peter Andrey Smith: The rich array of microbiota in our intestines can tell us more than you might think.

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